Tag Archives: rheumatoid arthritis

May
9
2012
Dr. Semih Gungor, Pain Medicine Specialist

Q1. When you have both hip and lower back pain, how do you know which is the primary source of pain? How should you treat the secondary pain issue? In … More…

Mar
28
2012
Dr. Vivian Bykerk, Rheumatologist

Q1. I’ve had RA for 13 years. What kind of surgery is done for elbows that seem to be separating? The distance between the joints in mine is getting farther … More…

Nov
14
2011
Older person's hands

Today is World Diabetes Day. Dr. Jessica Gordon, Rheumatologist, describes the relationship between diabetes and arthritis. “Arthritis means ‘inflammation of the joints’ and can be caused by many different conditions,” … More…

Sep
21
2011
Lauren Smith, Physical Therapist

Q1. What’s the safest way to get exercise as a senior? Want to make sure I stay in-shape but don’t think I can handle anything high-impact. Generally the safest way … More…

Sep
7
2011
Dr. Doruk Erkan, Rheumatologist

Q1. Does Antiphospholipid Syndrome only occur with lupus or can it be a lone standing condition? Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a systemic autoimmune disorder in which the immune system makes … More…